On March 2nd, Mrs. Siebrandt's sixth grade visited the preschool room to celebrate their love of reading during Read Across America Week. The students read Dr. Seuss books to the preschool students and spent time getting to . . .
The sixth grade classes observed Pi Day 3-14, 2018, with a day of celebrating pi, the number of diameters equal to the circumference of a circle. Students decorated t-shirts, designed locker posters and presented the principal, Mr. . . .
Sixth grader Payton Smidt earned 3rd place honors at the District Spelling Bee held on Sat., March 3rd in Fairbury. She qualified by earning 1st Place at the Jefferson County Contest on February 5th. She is now preparing for the State . . .
The Tri County sixth grade spent the month of January studying the stars using the Star Lab from the Educational Service Unit 5. Lessons covered in the giant planetarium-like bubble were: Circumpolar constellations, Light years, . . .
After reading a total of 64 books, the Tri County Division II team of 5th & 6th graders was able to answer questions about 45 of the books. The Jefferson County Reading Classics competition was held in Fairbury on Monday, March 21st. . . .
During the three weeks before Christmas, sixth graders completed a unit on recycling. They studied climate change, trash collection, landfill construction and recycling. Students also used the website . . .
Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.